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  • Ramping Your Brand: How to Ride the Killer CPG Growth Curve

    by James Richardson, PhD
    Ramping Your Brand is a four-part best practices guide for founders and investors in the early-stage consumer packaged goods space: Part 1 - Designing to Command a Premium -- This is where many founders fail without realizing it. There is a cultural logic behind premium products that grow extremely fast. You should learn it. Part 2- Managing a Small Experiment -- Don't hit the gas too early. Successful CPG startups manage a rolling, iterative experiment until key KPIs appear. You should le... more
  • Lift: Fostering the Leader in You Amid Revolutionary Global Change

    by Faisal Hoque
    In a world of explosive change and transformation, leaders at all levels—from heads of state down to individuals—offer the best opportunity to leverage change and transform our lives for the better. That goes for how we work, play, govern ourselves, and consider and plan for our collective futures. In Lift, author, entrepreneur, and speaker Faisal Hoque offers up a timely book on leadership. Mr. Hoque, along with co-authors Jeff Wuorio and Shelley Moench-Kelly, points out that traditional lead... more
  • Thriving

    by Wayne Visser
    An innovation agenda for turning our biggest global societal challenges into opportunities to thrive The future will be better than you think. Thriving shows how innovation can regenerate nature, society, and the economy by taking us from degradation to restoration of ecosystems, from depletion to renewal of resources, from disparity to responsibility in communities, from disease to revitalization of health, from disconnection to rewiring through technology, and from disruption to resilience ... more
  • Transparent Investing

    by Patrick Geddes

    The investment industry wants you to believe in stock market wizards who can predict the future and make a killing. But there’s a simpler way to invest that offers better returns and less stress—no crystal ball needed.

    We all know from experience that rational thoughts often lose out to primal cravings: if someone handed you a plate of chocolate cake and a plate of broccoli right now, which would you instinctively reach for?

    When investing, you face this same tension b... more

  • Culture Ignited: 5 Disciplines for Adaptive Leadership

    by Jason Richmond, Jeanne Kerr and Malcolm J Nicholl
    Culture Ignited reveals how companies whose leader ignite their culture are able to weather any storm and get ahead of the competition.
  • Real Insights

    by John Graff
    Real Insights is a definitive guide to becoming a successful real estate agent. In this comprehensive guide to launching and nurturing a successful real estate career, John Graff carefully walks readers through the challenges and opportunities new agents face. Graff's proven strategies, based on lessons he learned along the way, took him from being a brand new agent to the founder and CEO of one of the country's fastest-growing privately held companies.
  • The Ten Trade Commandmemts

    by Raymond Oluigbo
    The psychology of the trader is often unaddressed and overlooked. Yes, the stock market like any other investment, involves risk. However, with efficient planning, studying and execution, the market offers the chance of situational changing gains. When it comes to the wealthy, the vast majority of their net worth is working for them on a daily basis in the equity market, while the equity of the average middle class family lies primarily in homeownership. When it comes to investing, the more di... more
  • High-Value Writing: Real Strategies for Real-World Writing

    by Erin Lebacqz

    This practical, conversational book helps readers manage the writing challenges they face at work and elsewhere in life. Easy to use and reference, "High-Value Writing" offers strategies and examples based on real conversations with thousands of people writing for work or school. This book will help you write clearly and concisely, understand how to reach and impact your reader, and build writing confidence.

  • Fouling in Business and College Athletics

    by Gonzalo Fernández

    Using a business mindset, the author lays out a compensation method for fair and manageable to college athletics.

    A review of business wrongdoings over a large time spam highlight how far the wrongdoings went and how, when responsible executives were caught, their price in terns of the prison terms and fines were painfully paid.

    Organized in two parts, Part A explores the greed of business executives who blatantly break the rules in pursuit of profit and explores the improvements ... more

  • Big Lucky: Serial Entrepreneur Jim Markham's Secret Formula for Success

    by Jim Markham
    With five successful companies to his name and over $1.2 billion in combined retail sales, serial entrepreneur Jim Markham has made an indelible mark on the hair care industry. Across six decades, he has built a legacy of innovation that has forever changed how people care for their hair. But the path to success was not foregone, obvious, or easy. In his inspiring memoir and entrepreneurial self-help book, PureOlogy founder, former celebrity stylist and award-winning serial entrepreneur takes yo... more
  • Leading Lightly: Lower Your Stress, Think with Clarity, and Lead with Ease

    by Jody Michael
    A Conscious Approach to Leadership and Life Leading lightly is about looking at what you do through a radical new lens. It’s a way to powerfully transform your performance, make better decisions, gain greater self-awareness, and develop the capacity to manage your work and life with enduring ease and clarity. An alternative to the everyday stress, pace, challenges, and burdens that weigh you down, Leading Lightly shows you how to shift your mindset, live lighter, and optimize your effectivene... more
  • Get Your Startup Story Straight

    by David Riemer


    In a world that’s been turned upside down by a pandemic, social upheavals, environmental disasters, and economic disruptions, the need for reinvention is paramount. While many entrepreneurs and innovators have brilliant ideas, they desperately need the skills to successfully articulate their vision to investors, prospective customers, employees, and stakeholders. In t... more

  • Risk Intelligence

    by Gregory M. Carroll
    “Risk Intelligence” is an executive’s guide on how artificial intelligence can transform business decision-making today. Using everyday language, it lays out how to exploit the latest advances in machine learning and related AI technologies. It shares a wealth of learning and experience gained from implementing artificial intelligence based risk management in Defence and mission critical industries.
  • Rethink Creativity: How to INNOVATE, INSPIRE, and THRIVE at WORK

    by Monica H. Kang
    Innovation is not born from fancy slogans, being artistic, or taking risks all the time. It's born out of people. People who dare to ask questions, try something different, are curious about the difference, and courageously face changes. Everyone is creative. But only a company that fully believes in that, fosters an inclusive, safe environment, and allows diverse voices to exist will be able to unlock his or her company's creative potential. So where do you start to rethink creativity? Two p... more
  • Bulletproof Decisions: How Executives Can Get It Right, Every Time

    by Ruben Ugarte
    We are told from a young age that we should strive to make the right decisions, but we aren’t taught exactly how to do this. Every day, we make over 35,000 decisions in our personal and professional lives. How many of those decisions do you get right? In this book, I will help business executives systematically tackle these 35,00 decisions. Executives are forced to make critical decisions that impact their lives, their employees’ lives, and their customers. Decisions like what products to cre... more
  • The Life You're Made For

    by Heather Penny, PhD
    It's Time to Get Excited about Your Life Again! You've been on this journey called life for quite a while. So why aren't you where you want to be? And why is trying to get there so draining? It's not that you don't have dreams. It's just that the world has a way of distracting you, letting you down, and wearing you out. At some point, the goal became just getting through the day . . . only to wake up the next morning and do it all again. This way of life isn't sustainable. Nor is it the... more